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Sharon Calaman

Sharon Calaman, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics


Department: Pediatrics

Specialties: Pediatrics, Critical Care

Education

  • MD - New York University School of Medicine

Dr. Sharon Calaman is the medical director for the rapid response team and the simulation program at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, as well as being an attending critical care physician at St. Chris; she is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care.

Clinical Services

Critical care, Pediatrics

Affiliated Hospitals

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Fellowships

  • Pediatric Critical Care - Montefiore Medical Center, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residencies

  • Pediatrics - Montefiore Medical Center, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Calaman is an associate professor of pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine. She is the one of the founders and the medical director of the Simulation Center at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. She is involved in the management of the center as well as curriculum design, scenario development and faculty development for simulationists.

Dr. Calaman serves as one of the associate residency program directors at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and is the co-leader of the Pediatric Education Group for Healthcare Simulation in Education for the Association of Pediatric Program Directors. She has also served as the director of the simulation task force for the multisite IIPE-PRIS Accelerating Safe Signouts (I-PASS) study, developing simulation elements for that curriculum. She has led multiple workshops at national meetings on how to most effectively use simulation as an educational tool, particularly across multiple levels of learners.

Research Overview

Dr. Calaman's research interests focus on using simulation to identify and evaluate leadership skills as well as exploring computer-based simulation for resuscitation education.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is a primary academic campus of Drexel University College of Medicine. Its physicians are non-compensated members of the teaching faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine and its clinical practices are independent of Drexel University.


Contact Information


Practice Office

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 East Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Phone: 215.427.5000
Fax: 215.427.5555